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Attributes of Leadership with insightful quotations tucked into a cardboard "Pocket Note" carrier w/ Loop bow to create a minature "Gift."
Read excerpts from this series of 25 Attributes of Leadership. Quotes from front of cards shown below; much more on the back panels! (See one example below for Spirituality)
Order Acrylic Desktop Display/ Holder below. Holder keeps favorite quotes in sight; thoughtful addition for gift-giving. PN6017 Desk Holder $1.75
LEADERSHIP ~ Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world: indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. -Margaret Mead
COURAGE ~ You must do the thing which you think you cannot do. -Eleanor Roosevelt
CREATIVITY ~ Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
BALANCE ~ Learn some and think some . . . and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some. -Robert Fulghum
CHANGE ~ A living system is a learning system. -Fritjof Capra
COMMUNICATION ~ Create an environment where everyone can communicate without fear.
INTEGRITY ~ Trust is the essence of leadership. -Colin Powell
DECISION-MAKING ~ Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Boldness has magic, grace and power in it. -Goethe
EMPOWERMENT ~ We will surely get to our destination if we join hands. -Kyi Aung San Suu
ENTHUSIASM ~ The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire. -Field Marshal Ferdinand Foch
FLEXIBILITY ~ When you change the dance, you create possibility . . .
GRATITUDE ~ Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary. -Margaret Cousins
HUMOR ~ Remember Rule #6, "Don't take youself too seriously." B & R Zander
LEADING ~ Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes. -Peter F. Drucker
LISTENING ~ Seek first to understand, then to be understood. -St. Francis of Assisi
PEACEMAKER ~ Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard owrk. Peace means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.
PERSEVERANCE ~ If there is no wind, row. -Japanese Proverb
RELATIONSHIP ~ Compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all living beings which are all a part of one another. -Thomas Merton
RISK-TAKING ~ Go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is at. -Jimmy Carter
SERVANT ~ The drop grows happy by losing itself in the river. -Mirza Ghalib
SPIRITUALITY ~ Live out your life with one desire only, to be always what God wants you to be, in nature, grace and glory, for time and for eternity. (Extended text on the back: "... we are built in the image of God and are therefore co-creators Every thought and feeling moves toward manifestation. The Universe is an amplifier of our intentions... All things are possible - they must be invoked from quantum field - mind of God. (Leland R. Kaiser)
STEWARDSHIP ~ Receiving God's gifts gratefully. Cultivating them responsibly. Sharing them lovingly in justice with others. Returning them with increase to God. -Archdiocese of Atlanta
TEACHABILITY ~ Grow now, where you are. -John C Maxwell
VISION ~ Where there is no vision the people perish. -Proverbs 29:18
WISDOM ~ Wisdom is worth much more than precious jewels or anything else you desire... -Proverbs 8:11
Pocket Notes are 3.375" x 2.375" (business card size) Tucked into a sturdy carrier and tied with a stretch loop bow.
MEETING IDEA: use these and /or other Pocket Notes as meetings "openers". Place the individual cards in a bowl or basket and invite attendees to select a card at random. Then to reflect on the card's message and what it might mean for them that day. If time permits, encourage sharing which will help to deepen relationships within the group.